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Author Uzukwu, E. Elochukwu.

Title Interface between Igbo theology and Christianity
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014


Description 1 online resource (223 pages)
Contents Challenging the project -- interface between the theology of Igbo Indigenous religions and Christian theology -- Christianity meets Igbo traditional religion / Francis Cardinal Arinze -- The interface of Igbo theology and Christianity / Msgr Theophilus Okere -- Ofo na-Ogu and Mmanwu : ritual symbolism in the interface of Igbo Indigenous religion and Christianity / Christopher I. Ejizu -- The dialectics of Igbo and Christian religion in contemporary Nigeria / Sabine Jell-Bahlsen -- Motifs from Igbo sacred texts as primary indicators of Igbo theology and religion / Ticha Akuma-Kalu Njoku -- Charting the paths of interculturalism -- Igbo Indigenous theology and Christian theology -- Distance-nearness, absence-presence : reevaluating the relational Triune God through the lens of Igbo (and West African) health-focused religion / Elochukwu Uzukwu -- Women's religious culture in Etcheland : a traditional and biblical perspective / Caroline N. Mbonu, HHCJ -- Reconciling the new and the old -- theology as inter- and intra-cultural dialogue -- Expressions of personal identity in Igbo religious language and the biblical Hebrew equivalents : a comparative philology / Luke Emehiele Ijezie -- Truly Igbo and truly Christian / Maduawuchi Stan Ogbonna -- "Shadows of the good things to come" : confession and repentance -- the interface between Christianity and Igbo Indigenous religion / Jones Ugochukwu Odili -- Elements of traditional and Christian religions in written Igbo poetry / Iwu Ikwubuzo -- African origins of Judaism / Sidney Davis
Summary Interface between Igbo Theology and Christianity is a timely book that provides new scholarly thinking concerning the convergence of Christianity and Igbo Traditional Religion taking place in the Igbo culture area. This book, a fruit of multidisciplinary conversation among Igbo scholars and Igbophiles, offers concepts, themes, issues, and case studies with deep ethnographic details, some of which do not exist anywhere else in print. It is a major statement of how modern Igbo scholars, social scientists, philosophers, theologians, liturgists, and active pastors and parish priests, understand the intersection of Igbo Traditional Religion and Christianity in postcolonial Nigeria
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Catholic Church -- Nigeria -- Doctrines
Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Catholic Church
Igbo (African people) -- Religion
Christianity and other religions -- African.
Christianity and culture -- Nigeria
Christianity and culture -- Africa
Christianity -- Africa, West
Theology, Doctrinal -- Africa, West
Theology, Doctrinal -- Africa
Religion & beliefs: general interest (Children's -- Teenage)
Christian Churches & denominations.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Theology, Doctrinal
Interfaith relations
Igbo (African people) -- Religion
Christianity and culture
Africans -- Religion
Africa -- Religious life and customs
West Africa
Form Electronic book
Author Njoku, Akuma-Kalu
ISBN 9781443870344